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Grandfather Brown (William) at a masquerade party

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William Brown, a wealthy Black businessman in Worcester, MA in the 19th century, wearing a dress. Part of the Brown Family Papers Collection, call number Mss. Boxes B.

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Identifier
gb19f6086
Collection
Miscellaneous Photographs
Institution
American Antiquarian Society
Creator(s)
Critcherson, G.P.
Date Created
1800 to 1899
Genre
Photographs
Places
Massachusetts > Worcester County > City of Worcester > Worcester
Topic(s)
African Americans
Crossdressing
Femininity
Masquerades
Resource Type
Still Image
Language
English
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